Within any business in any industry, there is one very important aspect that you should be considering before you inquire about using their services:
Are they accredited?
Making sure you seek out services from accredited businesses – that have been assessed to an industry recognised standard – is paramount to ensuring that you find exactly what it is you are looking for, with the added assurance that that businesses’ services have been certified by professionals in their fields.
As a fresh thinking, dynamic company, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and expertise. We are committed to excellence through all of our products and services. However, don’t just take our word for it, we have a number of membership and professionally accredited credentials to back up our claims and to help people identify our level of expertise. Here are just a few of our accreditations and memberships and what they mean.
AEO approved companies must meet a wide range of criteria work in close cooperation with customs authorities to assure the common objective of supply chain security and are entitled to enjoy benefits throughout the EU. Read More….
The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) is a supply chain security program led by U.S. Customs and Border Protection focused on improving the security of private companies’ supply chains with respect to terrorism. Read More…..
UK Warehouse Association
As Britain’s leading trade organisation for the logistics sector with 700+ members, UKWA (United Kingdom Warehousing Association), provides a voice for the industry. Horizon have been proud members of UKWA for over 10 years. Read more….
As a truly global group of networks, WCA offers its members access to top-quality partners the world over, with 7000 member offices in 191 countries. Read More…..
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s air transport industry.. Read More…
TSA Approved Forwarder
Horizon International are proud to be approved as an IAC (In-direct Air Carrier), authorising us to tender cargo to a CCSP (Certified Cargo Screening Program approved facility), a voluntary program designed for US air freight forwarders to screen cargo prior to loading on aircraft. Read more….
Department of Transport
All air cargo is robustly screened to ensure that prohibited articles are not part of flown cargo. To be able to handle secure cargo, companies need to become a Regulated Agent. Read more……
ISO 9001 approved organisations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements. Read more…
The Hong Kong Association of Freight Forwarders & Logistics Ltd. HAFFA is a non-profit making organisation which promotes, protects and develops the carriage of goods. Read more….
An NVOCC is a Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carrier, who performs all services of an ocean carrier except without operating the vessels. This licence allows Horizon International to load our own ocean containers and issue bills of lading to clients. Read More….
TAPA’s (Transportation Asset Protection Association) mission is to minimise cargo losses from the supply chain. Read more…
FIATA, (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations), is a non-governmental organisation, represents an industry covering approximately 40,000 forwarding and logistics firms. Read more…
our core values
Since our foundation in 1991, Horizon International has grown to become one of the UK’s largest privately-owned logistics and global supply chain management groups.
Horizon is AEO & ISO 9001-2008 Certified. ISO 9001 is an international standard for Quality Management Systems and is a set of interrelated, mutually supporting and synergistic programs and activities.
Horizon has developed from offering a core service of global freight forwarding into a multi-faceted supply chain management consultancy and logistics provider. Learn more about our history and evolution……
At Horizon we invest in our employees to ensure our clients receive the best quality of service, every time.
What is a Horizon person made of…?
Over the past 28 years Horizon has built up a core network of its own offices across six countries. These offices are strategically located to cater for significant flows of products from across the world and from the various key vertical sectors that we operate in.
Our culture is characterised by a passion to deliver the highest levels of service excellence, powered by continuous investment in infrastructure, IT and people to keep our customers at the forefront of rapidly changing consumer demands.